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HM the Queen leaving Sandringham Church after morning service. Picture: Ian Burt

Wellwishers watch as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attend church at Sandringham

The Queen arrived at church in Sandringham this morning dressed in pink.

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The scene of the major fire in Fakenham. PHOTO: Andy Tickle

Electrical fault the likely cause of major fire at former Aldiss building in Fakenham

Fakenham’s biggest fire in living memory was probably caused by an electrical fault, investigations have concluded.

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Police were still outside the block of flats in William Kett Close on Sunday morning. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Update: Man, 44, arrested after armed stand-off at Norwich home

A man has been arrested after armed police were called to a standoff at a home in Norwich because of reports a gun was being brandished.

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Views of Wells harbour on a cold, crisp, sunny morning. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Gallery: Wonder Wells in all its winter glory

While the sub-zero temperatures have caused problems for many, the cold snap has brought some benefits to the region.

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), The Black Brook, c1908, 77.5 x 93 cm, purchased by the Tate in 1935, as featured in Homage to Manet at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery from January 31-April 19 2015.

Norwich set for major Manet exhibition

Homage to Manet, running from January 31 to April 19, is the latest blockbuster exhibition from Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, which brought us the hugely-popular Roman Empire: Power and People and The Wonder of Birds in 2014.

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Police called to false reports of armed incident in Lowestoft town centre

Police were called to reports of a man with a handgun in Lowestoft town centre last night.

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Obituary Alice Mary Symonds

Obituary: Alice Mary Symonds who ran a Belaugh village shop

Alice Mary Symonds, who has died at 93, was a Wroxham-born grandmother who ran a village shop, her story was accepted by Norfolk Record Office as an example of the life of Norfolk people during the 20th Century.

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Police were still outside the block of flats in William Kett Close on Sunday morning. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Update: Man, 44, arrested after armed stand-off at Norwich home

A man has been arrested after armed police were called to a standoff at a home in Norwich because of reports a gun was being brandished.

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City Hall in Norwich. Photo: Nick Butcher.

Bid to turn former Norwich convent into new student flats

A former convent in the heart of the city centre could be transformed into student flats.

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Andrew Cook, the new Ofsted regional director for the East of England. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Podcast: New Ofsted chief says Norfolk schools have a “long way to go”

Ofsted’s new regional director for the East of England has responded to an EDP survey in which 74pc of Norfolk headteachers said they did not have confidence in the inspectorate’s judgements on schools.

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Kings Lynn Arts Centre exhibition -   Not Yet Dead Nearly - the work of curator/exhibitor Ruth Calland. Submitted

King’s Lynn Arts Centre’s three new exhibitions

Artists from a Norfolk day centre for adults with learning difficulties will be showcased at a new exhibition starting at King’s Lynn Arts Centre today.

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